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Teacher fired for refusing to use correct pronoun for transgender student

Teacher fired for refusing to use correct pronoun for transgender student

A teacher at a US high school has been fired from his job because he continually used the incorrect pronoun for a transgender student. People report that the Peter Vlaming, a teacher in Virginia, had been dismissed from his position after he told the school board that his religion did not permit him to recognise […]

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Defence Force denies it has any plans to ban the words ‘his’ and ‘her’

Defence Force denies it has any plans to ban the words ‘his’ and ‘her’

The Australian Defence Force has denied claims by The Herald Sun that it has plans to ban the words ‘his’, ‘he’ and ‘she’ and ‘her’ from being used by personnel. In a front page story today the newspaper suggests that a guide to using non-gendered language and respecting pronouns of transgender people used in the […]

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Sweden Adds Gender-Neutral Pronoun to Dictionary

Sweden Adds Gender-Neutral Pronoun to Dictionary

Sweden’s official dictionary, to be released in April, will include a gender-neutral pronoun, editors at the Swedish Academy have announced. In addition to the male pronoun “han” (he) and the female pronoun “hon” (she), the new gender neutral pronoun “hen” will take the function of referring to singular people who prefer not to use the […]

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